January dec03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Tue 23 September 2014
Comic Gareth Berliner joins Corrie
Acting debut as a 'loveable rogue'
23/09/2014 … Comedian Gareth Berliner has landed a role in Coronation Street – his first ever TV acting job.
Nick Frost: I want to do a wrestling movie
And the script's already written
23/09/2014 … Nick Frost is planning to star in his own wrestling movie'I've written a wrestling film, so I think we're going to try and get that off the ground over here' he told American comic Marc Maron on his WTF podcast.
Mon 22 September 2014
Radio series for John Kearns
'Inspired by Tony Hancock'
22/09/2014 … Edinburgh Comedy Award winner John Kearns is making a four-part series for Radio 4.
Vic & Bob to record more House Of Fools
A tight 5: September 22
22/09/2014 … RECORDING dates have been announced for the second series of Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer's sitcom House Of Fools.
Dawn French made university chancellor
Comedian vows to be hands-on
22/09/2014 … Dawn French has been appointed chancellor of Falmouth University.
Sun 21 September 2014
Look what jokers are at the Labour Conference
The comedy week ahead
21/09/2014 … TodayLIVE IN MANCHESTER: As the Labour conference comes to town, Eddie Izzard is joined by Phill Jupitus, Ian Stone, Sara Pascoe and host Stephen K Amos at a party fundraiser at the Opera House.
Fri 19 September 2014
Greg Davies to front a Dave series
He'll be The Taskmaster alongside Alex Horne
19/09/2014 … Greg Davies and Alex Horne are to present a new entertainment series on UKTV Dave.
Will Peter Kay play Danny Baker's dad?
Reports of new comedy role
19/09/2014 … Peter Kay has been reportedly cast to play Danny Baker’s dad in a sitcom based on the broadcaster’s memoirs.